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Environmentalists urge Va. to begin crafting fracking rules

Environmentalist says Virginia has the opportunity to get ahead of the fracking industry and pass new regulations before any drillers would seek a permit.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 03:34pm EST

Tags: fracking, water quality, Taylorsville Basin, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, regulations

Stormwater runoff scorecard issued for D.C., Md.

The Potomac Conservancy has issued a scorecard on efforts in Maryland and the District of Columbia to combat the problems generated by stormwater runoff.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeak Bay, Potomac Conservancy, stormwater runoff, Kate Ryan, Potomac River, pollution

8 states release action plan to promote clean cars

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: clean cars, energy

Rep. Donna Edwards to discuss environment

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 03:30am EDT

Tags: Donna Edwards,

D.C. studies ban on styrofoam

Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 04:21pm EST

Tags: styrofoam, trash, water pollution, Anacostia River, bag tax, D.C. Council, Paula Wolfson,

Mayor Vincent Gray proposes ban on Styrofoam food containers

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:38pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, styrofoam, Anacostia River, Anacostia Watershed Society, green living

Study: Neighborhood atop WWI munitions dump healthy

Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 02:47pm EDT

Tags: American University Experiment Station, Spring Valley, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Army Corps of Engineers, World War I, Neal Augenstein


Four Mile Run under advisory after sewage spill

After a wreck in Arlington dumped 1,800 gallons of sewage into area storm drains, officials are warning residents and their pets to steer clear of Four Mile Run.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Tags: sewage spill, Four Mile Run, pets, water quality, Kate Ryan

GOP's Cuccinelli outlines campaign energy policy

Republican Ken Cuccinelli is proposing cuts to taxes and regulations on energy to stimulate its growth in Virginia if he's elected governor this year.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 06:13pm EDT

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, energy, stormwater runoff, virginia governor race

DNR won't poison pesky Deep Creek Lake plant

Monday - 04/29/2013, 10:38am EDT

Tags: Maryland, DNR

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